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Security Associate

Kansas City, MO
What You Need To Know

Open your future to incredible career potential. Work for an industry-leader who invests in their people. Southern Glazer's Wine & Spirits is North America's preeminent wine and spirits distributor, as well as a family-owned, privately held company with a 50+ year legacy of success. We were named by Newsweek as a Most Loved Workplace and are included on the Forbes lists for Largest Private Companies and Best Employers for Diversity.

As a full-time employee, you can choose from a full menu of our Top Shelf Benefits, including comprehensive medical and prescription drug coverage, dental and vision plans, tax-saving Flexible Spending Accounts, disability coverage, life insurance plans, and a 401(k) plan. We also offer tuition reimbursement, a wellness program, parental leave, vacation accrual, paid sick leave, and more.

At Southern Glazer's, you'll enjoy an environment where continuous learning and growth are supported and experience a culture where you are respected, and your voice is heard. If you're looking to fill your glass with opportunity, come join our FAMILY.


The Security Associate is responsible for assisting with security and loss prevention activities within the Distribution Center by supporting division objectives. Duties include, but not limited to, providing security services to managers and associates within the distribution center.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Responsible for loss prevention and shortage control programs, taking an active role in identifying all forms of loss, motivating shortage control involvement, and helping to identify shortage control solutions
  • Provide a safe and secure environment for all employees and visitors including the facility, as well as drivers and sales representatives
  • Provide security for the company warehouse, offices, and general assets against theft, vandalism, fire, and illegal entry
  • Utilizing a variety of methods, the security associate monitors and assists with the tracking of product shortages
  • Responsible for investigating reports of known or suspected internal theft, violence or the threat of violence or other criminal acts of an associate
  • Provide oversight and assistance in the management of third-party security services
  • Conducting company shrink compliance audits in the distribution center and facilitating improvement of shrink results
  • Develop and maintain a rapport with the various agencies as needed, coordinated investigations with internal or outside agencies
  • Perform other related duties as assigned

Additional Primary Responsibilities

Minimum Qualifications

  • High school diploma or equivalency plus 1 year of experience

Physical Demands

  • Physical demands with activity or condition for a considerable amount of time include sitting and typing/keyboarding using a computer (e.g., keyboard, mouse, and monitor) or adding machine
  • Physical demands include a considerable amount of time walking, bending, reaching, standing, squatting, and stooping
  • Additional hours may be required during October, November, and December and other peak periods
  • May require working at heights of 8 feet or greater
  • Must be able to frequently lift/lower, push, carry, or pull 56lbs

This position is deemed a safety-sensitive position. As such, any person who is given a conditional offer of employment will be required to pass a drug test, including a marijuana test.

EEO Statement

Southern Glazer's Wine and Spirits, an Affirmative Action/EEO employer, prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type and provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training. Southern Glazer's Wine and Spirits provides competitive compensation based on estimated performance level consistent with the past relevant experience, knowledge, skills, abilities and education of employees. Unless otherwise expressly stated, any pay ranges posted here are estimates from outside of Southern Glazer's Wine and Spirits and do not reflect Southern Glazer's pay bands or ranges.